Registrar Services - Birth, Marriage & Death

Lancashire County Council provides Registrar services for West Lancashire.

Tell Us Once

Tell Us Once lets you report a death to most government organisations and local authority services in one go.
How to use the Tell Us Once service:

Online: visit Tell Us Once (external link)
By telephone: call the Department for Work and Pensions on 0800 085 7308.

9-3.30 Monday

9.30-3.30 Tuesday to Friday

For non-English phoneline, call 0800 085 7308.


Death Notification Form

This form provides a list of organisations you may need to (or wish to) notify in the event of a death. It has been deliberately designed so that it can be used/offered to anyone who is bereaved, regardless of the cause of death.

Find the document here (external link)


Local registrar's office 

The local registrar's office for West Lancashire is the Ormskirk office (external link).

Copy certificates 

You can get copies of birth, marriage, civil partnership and death certificates from the Lancashire Registration Service - you can even order and pay for them online:

Birth certificates (external link) 
Civil partnership certificates (external link)
Marriage certificates (external link) 
Death certificates (external link)